Stories with the tag: Health Science
A new $18 million study seeks to provide a detailed molecular understanding of how humans respond to Flu, Ebola and West Nile Viruses. The study's goal is to design and develop new drugs to thwart infection.
Release Date: 6/6/2013
With the full name Salmonella enterica enterica, serovar Typhimurium, these colonies of bacteria throw a switch in stressful growing conditions.
Release Date: 5/27/2013
A new analysis of BPA exposure and toxicity studies shows that people's exposure is likely too low for BPA to mimic sex hormones in the body.
Release Date: 2/15/2013
Darrell Fisher, a radiation scientist with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been elected President of the Health Physics Society.
Release Date: 9/13/2012
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have found that their mass spectrometry-based technique, called PRISM, performed as accurately as standard clinical tests known as ELISAs. The technique should be able to speed up development of protein-specific diagnostic tests and treatment.
Release Date: 9/3/2012
Black women make up a larger percentage of the Army than they do the general population, and are more likely to be diagnosed with hard-to-treat breast cancer than their fellow white soldiers.
Release Date: 5/16/2012
The sugar O-GlcNAc is involved in regulating how proteins within nerve cells such as this one function. A new study expands the number of proteins subject to this regulation.
Release Date: 4/16/2012
PNNL researchers are exploring how proteins and biomarkers could help diagnose breast cancer earlier.
Release Date: 10/28/2011
Allison Campbell's understanding of tooth mineralization helped her develop a bone coating that improves the successful implantation of artificial joints.
Release Date: 10/26/2011
A panel of blood biomarkers might potentially identify breast cancer subtypes and weed out false positives in early screening.
Release Date: 10/24/2011